joint ownership

joint ownership
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


joint ownership
The ownership of property by two or more people, usually with the right of survivorship.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Getting Your Affairs in Order

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


joint ownership
n. Undivided ownership of the whole of an asset by two or more individuals. Upon the death of any one, his or her rights pass to the surviving owners rather than to the heirs of the decedent.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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